Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge

Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge
The Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge More interesting commentary about the Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge, in advance of the last series of the ITV show, Mr Selfridge is unveiled this time from the Daily Star. We all know that TV drama is not true to life but why oh why do they continue to insist […]

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The Dolly Sisters in Pictures

The Dolly Sisters in Pictures
The Dolly Sisters in Pictures View the Dolly Sisters in Pictures sampler here The Dolly Sisters in Pictures Gary Chapman Publication: 4th January 2016 £20 paperback, ISBN 978-1-909230-21-7 £12.99 Apple ebook ISBN 978-1-909230-22-4 £12.99 Amazon Kindle ebook ISBN 978-1-909230-23-1 The glamorous life of the Dolly Sisters as seen in 200 photographic images. Capturing their rise […]

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Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge

Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge
The Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge The commentary about the Dolly Sisters and Mr Selfridge, in advance of the last series of the ITV show, has started already with the latest feature from The Mail on Sunday. Thankfully this assessment is not too bad and instead of blaming the Dolly Sisters for ruining him and […]

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The Dolly Sisters Biography

The Dolly Sisters Biography
The Dolly Sisters Biography The Dolly Sisters: Icons of the Jazz Age A revised edition of my biography about the glamorous Dolly Sisters with many more photographs is now ready in paperback and ebook versions.  Check out the webpage for the book here The e-book versions and the paperback are now live and available from: Amazon.co.uk e-book http://amzn.to/10O5Pnw paperback […]

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The Dolly Sisters: The Legend

The Dolly Sisters: The Legend
The Dolly Sisters: The Legend ‘In more than one way the Dolly Sisters were original Glamor Girls of Cafe Society – even though theirs was an era -that fabulous period of the Roarin’ twenties – when the term Cafe Society had not yet been coined.’ Cholly Knickerbocker c.1945 What was it that made the Dollies so […]

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The Dolly Sisters: Tragedy

The Dolly Sisters: Tragedy
The Dolly Sisters: Tragedy ‘One appears as the reflection of the other and just as you could not see a man without his shadow, you could not conceive of how one of the Dolly Sisters could dance and live without the other’ Jazz Magazine 15 June 1927 Divorced from their first husbands, they scandalised society with […]

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The Dolly Sisters: Paris

The Dolly Sisters: Paris
The Dolly Sisters: Paris ‘Now established Parisian institutions, and, as such, may be be said to rate with the Comedie-Francaise, the Bank of France, and the incomparable Mistinguett!’ The Sketch 13 July 1927. The Dollies achieved their greatest success in France. In the spring of 1923 they became an instant hit in the Cannes Casino and […]

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The Dolly Sisters: London

The Dolly Sisters: London
The Dolly Sisters: London ‘Two more electric personalities it has never been my fate to meet. They radiated personal magnetism, vibrant energy or whatever you like to call it and any revue benefited enormously by their presence on the stage… On the stage and off the Dolly sisters were unique.’ Charles B. Cochran The Dolly Sisters […]

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The Dolly Sisters: New York

The Dolly Sisters: New York
The Dolly Sisters: New York ‘You can’t tell one apart from the other. In conversational ability they are as entertaining as they are with their tootsies. No prettier, smarter, clever people were born than these two girls… the most charming tots on the American stage…. they have proven themselves a box office asset… greater things […]

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The Dolly Sisters: an Introduction

The Dolly Sisters: an Introduction
The Dolly Sisters: An Introduction  ‘It must be admitted that the chief fascination of the twin Dollies lies not so much in the grace of their dancing, nor in the charm of their personalities, nor in the naiveté of this manner, nor yet the quaintness of their accents – sufficient as are all of these […]

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